Bookworm scholar of
Soviet history by day, madcap writer and entertainer by night...
and sometimes vice versa.
In Nov-Dec 2023, I organized 17 leading theater scholars into a four-panel series on "Decentering Soviet Theatre" at the Association for Slavic, East European & Eurasian Studies Convention in Philadelphia. I also presented a paper titled "Proteges on the Periphery: The Gulag Legacy of Stanislavsky, Meyerhold & Nemirovich-Danchenko"
Dragademia: Show & Tell
Saundra Lezzenbaum made her Oxford debut at the Jolly Farmers! Watch a clip RIGHT HERE
All the Mournful Voices (New Play in NYC)
Last year, I performed in Matthew Gasda's new play "All the Mournful Voices" with Invulnerable Nothings in Brooklyn. More info HERE